Gracie M Edwards

November 23rd, 1939 to November 27th, 2014

Gracie Mae Edwards, 75, of Port Huron Township went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, November 27, 2014.

She was born November 23, 1939 in Montgomery, Alabama to the late Louis and Bertha Henderson. She married Frank W. Edwards Sr. on October 24, 1959 in Detroit.

Mrs. Edwards was a devoted long time member of New Covenant Life Ministries where she was a Church Mother and served in many other capacities. She enjoyed reading, writing, poetry, cooking and watching TV. She was a respected local historian, community servant.

She is survived by her husband Frank; children, Winona Lewis, LaCreta Henderson, Denise Edwards, Frank (April) Edwards Jr., Francetta Edwards, Dion Edwards, Sabrina Edwards and Athena (Curtis) Viola; many other children who she helped to raise and who affectionately called her mom; 31 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; brothers, Gene (Callie) Henderson, Louis Henderson, James (Rita) Henderson and Sylvester (Brenda) Henderson; sisters, Janie Williams and Paralee Ellis; brother-in-law, Ricky Lee; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her son, Sean Edwards; brothers, L.D., Willie, Silas, John and Donald Henderson; and sisters, Thelma Lee and Katie Brooks.

Visiting hours will be from 6:00-9:00 PM Thursday in New Covenant Life Ministries.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Friday, December 5, 2014 in New Covenant Life Ministries, 1302 Lapeer Ave., Port Huron with visiting from 12 noon. Apostle Veter Nichols will officiate. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Pollock-Randall Funeral Home.

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